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16 May 2010

My Patience Has Been Rewarded Greatly

Oh friends, I have to tell you all about my fabulous $3.99 thrifting find from last week!

I have literally been looking for a set like this for years! I've often seen the pieces separately (like this), but never all together (like this or this) in a store & never in such great shape! Actually, the only set I've ever seen complete was at a shindig at a friend's place when I was pregnant!


Isn't it beautiful??


All three pieces, all in perfect condition -- just fabulous!

Why, you ask, did I not just buy this on Etsy since I found it so easily there?
It's the hunt, ladies & gents -- it's just so much more rewarding to find them myself.

(That being said, if I were to find a particularly mouthwatering piece of Pyrex in an online shop, I'd certainly try to scoop it up as my own. Sometimes you know when you've spotted a gem, a one time chance, a superb find! And then, my friends, you've got to pounce!)




I'm so happy to have finally found this bowl set -- so happy I want to cartwheel!

Have you thrifted anything fantastic lately?

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8 Comments:

Blogger thursday said...

You found one!!! Hurray!

May 16, 2010 at 11:28 PM  
Blogger Christopher And Tia said...

And what, exactly, would a typical bowl set like this be used for?

Its pretty.

May 17, 2010 at 10:38 AM  
Blogger Desiree Fawn said...

Mmm, usually I've seen dip in the small bowl & stuff to dip in the big bowl :)

May 17, 2010 at 11:11 AM  
Blogger tippytoe foxtrot said...

Oh. That is so very lovely. I've been finding tons of pyrex lately. None of my favorite patterns, but pyrex nonetheless. I can't just leave it behind! I also found a super cute blanket with a faux quilt pattern. Yay, for great finds!

May 17, 2010 at 7:22 PM  
Blogger Felicia said...

The thrift shops have been a godsend for my centerpieces! I got them all there. And then crafted them into something adorable I'm sure you'll love and have to take one home ^_^

May 18, 2010 at 9:16 AM  
Blogger Johanna said...

wow- it's a really nice size! it looked small in the first few pics and then when I saw it G's hands I saw the scale. LOVE it!

May 18, 2010 at 12:46 PM  
Blogger Rachel Elizabeth said...

Lovely. Is is weird that reading this made me want chips and dip?

May 24, 2010 at 7:48 PM  
Blogger Desiree Fawn said...

Haha, I think that's a perfectly reasonable desire!

May 24, 2010 at 9:54 PM  

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